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Prof. Satwinder Singh

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Prof. Satwinder Singh

Prof. Satwinder Singh
Email ID: ssingh@udv.ud.ac.ae
Contact Number: : +971 50 91 38 298
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-satwinder-singh-29902331
Personal website: https://ud.ac.ae/business-school/item/639-prof-satwinder-sing
Google Scholar index: http://scholar.google.co.uk/citations?user=3wqkKH0AAAAJ&hl=en
ResearchGate index: http://www.researchgate.net/profile/Satwinder_Singh7
Professional Summary
My expertise lies in the area of HRM in international and domestic enterprises, International Business, and Strategy—areas in which I have consulted for agencies such as United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and conducted training programs for them, and for MEFMI (Macroeconomic & Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa), and COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) to help build the capacity to interface with international companies. I have also been conferred on these issues by Hillingdon chamber of commerce and consulting companies (in UK), and educational institutions in India.
Consulting Niche – Areas of Expertise

  • Measuring organizational performance
  • Strategic behavior of firms
  • Effectiveness of human resource management practices
  • Foreign direct investment by multinational enterprises and its impact on host economies
Professional Certifications

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK)
Professional Body Membership

  • British Academy of Management
  • Academy of International Business
List the Corporate Training / Workshops 

  • Training of a MEFMI (Macroeconomic & Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa) sponsored research fellow on the research project ‘Private sector external debt and economic growth in Zimbabwe’.
  • Training of a MEFMI (Macroeconomic & Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa) sponsored research fellow on the research project ‘Financing the growth of multinational enterprises in Uganda’.
  • COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) and UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) sponsored workshop on ‘Capacity Building in Foreign Direct Investment/Transnational Corporations’ Statistics Workshop; Lusaka (Zambia).
  • Regional Training for Trainers on Best Practices in Monitoring & Analyzing Foreign Private Capital Workshop in Arusha (Tanzania), 3rd – 14th November 2008. The training which was attended by participants form more than 10 African countries was organized by MEFMI (Macroeconomic & Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa) in Arusha (Tanzania).
Professional Association with Any Research / Professional / Corporate body 

  • Associate Fellow: The John H Dunning Centre for International Business, Henley Business School, The University of Reading (2015-)
List of Public Sectors or Private Companies/Corporate / Research Organizations in which you had been part of as employee / as Advisor / Consultant / Researcher  

  • Full time senior consultant with:UNCTAD, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland (2003-2004)
List of Different Countries / Regions 

  • UK
  • India
  • Switzerland
List the Research Grants/Awards Experience and your role

  • Awarded by the Centre for International Business in Emerging Markets, £2500, to study the HRM practices of national and multinational enterprises in India. May 2011.
  • Awarded by the Brunel University under the ‘Knowledge Transfer Leave Scheme’ for the academic year 2010-11. Amount £6000.
  • ESRC Research Grant (Co-applicant with M.C.Casson, Ray Loveridge) to study the ‘Economics of Human Resource Management in Large Multinational Enterprises’ November 1992-October 1994 (£92,160).
  • Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship to study ‘R&D in Multinational Pharmaceutical Industry’ at the Department of Economics, University of Reading, UK. 1986-87 (£10k).
  • University Grants Commission of India Fellowship (1977-82) for doctoral studies on Multinational Corporations and the Pharmaceutical Industry in India. (app. Rs.40k).
  • State Merit Scholarship (1975-76) for performance in pre-university degree (app. Rs.1k)
List your Top 10 Research Publications / White Papers

  • Batsakis G, Wood G, Azar G, Singh S (2018), ‘International diversification and firm performance in the post-acquisition period: A resource dependence perspective’, Journal of Business Research Doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2018.02.025. Vol.93 (Dec). (ABS 3*).
  • Singh S, Darwish T, Wood G, Fattaah M, Fleming J (2018), ‘HRM in Multinational and Domestic Enterprises:  A Comparative Institutional Analysis in South-East Asia” Thunderbird International Business review. Doi: 10.1002/tie.21997. (ABS 2*).
  • Added distance, entry mode choice, and the moderating effect of experience: The case of British MNEs in emerging markets’ Thunderbird International Business review (accepted: forthcoming). (ABS 2*).
  • Singh S, Tabassum N, Darwish T, Batsakis G, (2017), ‘Corporate Governance and Tobin’s Q as a Measure of Organizational Performance’ British Journal of Management ISSN 1045-3172.DOI: 10.1111/1467-8551.12237 (ABS 4*).
  • Singh S, Darwish T, Wood G, Fattaah M (2017) Institutions, Complementarity, Human Resource Management and Performance in a South-East Asian Petro state: The Case of Brunei. International Journal of Human Resource Management, 28 (18). pp. 2538-2569. ISSN 0958-5192 (ABS 3*).
  • Darwish T, Fattaah M, Wood G, Singh S, Fleming J, (2017), ‘Can HRM alleviate the negative effects of the resource curse on firms? Evidence from Brunei’, Personnel Review, https://doi.org/10.1108/PR-04-2016-008. (ABS 2*).
  • Singh S, Darwish T, Potočnik K, (2016)Measuring Organisational Performance: A Case for Subjective Measures’ British Journal of Management (ABS 4*). 27; 1 pp.214-224. Doi: 10.1111/1467-8551.12126.
  • Darwish T, Singh S, Wood G (2016) The Impact of Human Resource Practices on Actual and Perceived Organizational Performance in a Middle Eastern Emerging Market. Human Resource Management, 55 (2), 261-281, DOI: 10.1002/hrm.21664. (ABS 4*).
  • Athreye, S., Batsakis, G. and Singh, S. (2016) ‘Local, global, and internal knowledge sourcing: the trilemma of foreign-based R&D subsidiaries’. Journal of Business Research. 69(12): pp. 5694–5702, (2016). http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.02.043 0148-2963. (ABS 3*).
  • Singh S,  Wood G , Alharbi J, Darwish  K, (2016) ‘Control mechanisms of MNEs: an empirical study’, Multinational Business Review, Vol. 24: 3, pp.279 – 300  http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/MBR-07-2016-0027 (ABS 2*).